Division of Undergraduates Studies Staff

General Advising Questions

For general advising questions, please email the Division of Undergraduate Studies at dus@psu.edu or contact us with your questions.


University Park

Associate Dean for Advising and Executive Director

David R. Smith, Ph.D.

Associate Dean for Advising and Executive Director of the Division of Undergraduate Studies

102 Grange Building
University Park, PA 16802
814-865-7576
drs46@psu.edu

Associate Directors

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Associate Director
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Senior Director for Curriculum and Technology
Associate Director Jeff Warner
Associate Director for Outreach and Orientation

Assistant Directors

Academic Adviser Shana Clarke
Assistant Director for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
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Assistant Director for New Student Orientation and Student Engagement

DUS Academic Advisers

Academic Adviser Heather Atkinson
Undergraduate Studies Adviser
Academic Adviser Trevor Brown
Undergraduate Studies Adviser
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Undergraduate Academic Adviser
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Senior Undergraduate Studies Adviser and Pre-Law Adviser
Academic Adviser Kimberly Geter
Undergraduate Studies Adviser
Academic Adviser Irma Gianetti
Senior Undergraduate Studies Adviser & DUS Programs Coordinator, College of Information Sciences & Technology
Director of Advising and DUS Programs Coordinator in the College of Earth and Mineral Sciences, Hilleary Himes
Director of Advising and Senior DUS Programs Coordinator in the College of Earth and Mineral Sciences
Senior Undergraduate Studies Coordinator and Director of Academic Advising Center, Eberly College of Science - Carolyn Jensen
Senior Undergraduate Studies Coordinator and Director of Academic Advising Center, Eberly College of Science
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Undergraduate Studies Adviser and DUS Programs Coordinator, Smeal College of Business
Academic Adviser Diana Leach
Undergraduate Studies Adviser
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Undergraduate Academic Adviser
Academic Adviser Joan Miller
Undergraduate Studies Adviser and DUS Programs Coordinator, College of Education
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Undergraduate Academic Adviser
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Undergraduate Studies Adviser
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Undergraduate Studies Adviser and DUS Programs Coordinator, College of Health and Human Development
Academic Adviser Brittany Rossi
Undergraduate Studies Adviser and DUS Programs Coordinator, Discover House
Academic Adviser Patricia Schempp
Undergraduate Studies Adviser & DUS Programs Coordinator, Bellisario College of Communications
Academic Adviser Juyeon Schulman
Undergraduate Studies Adviser
Director of Advising for Agricultural Sciences and Senior DUS Program Coordinator Matt Stumpf
Director of Advising for Agricultural Sciences and Senior DUS Program Coordinator
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Undergraduate Academic Adviser
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Undergraduate Studies Adviser

Support Staff

Starfish Consultant John Ellenberger
Programmer/Analyst - Starfish Consultant
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Starfish Outreach and Support Coordinator
Systems Administrator Scott Fotorny
Systems Administrator
Administrative Support Assistant  Penny Gates
Administrative Support Assistant
Administrative Coordinator Emily Herr
Administrative Coordinator
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Multimedia Specialist